The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Application Developer
UK
Rank 581 625 605
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Applications Developer 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £420 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Java Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Java Applications Developer in the job title.

Senior Java Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Applications Developer within the UK.

Senior Java Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Applications Developer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 1 £450 +7.14%
Liverpool - 1 £450 -
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 £450 -

Senior Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Senior Java Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Java Applications Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VWAP
2 1 (50.00%) Index Arbitrage
2 1 (50.00%) KDB
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) TWAP
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins

Senior Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) KDB
1 1 (50.00%) Kdb+
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) Index Arbitrage
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (50.00%) TWAP
1 1 (50.00%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle